The Dish: Rm seafood offering vintage cocktails

The 78th anniversary of Repeal Day will be celebrated with a Prohibition-style happy hour from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Rick Moonen’s rm seafood at Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Small plates inspired by the speakeasy era and vintage drink specials will be featured. Those who show up in vintage attire will be eligible for $5 vintage cocktail specials. …

About 80 wines by the glass will be offered during the Art & Wine Walk from 7 to 10 p.m. Dec. 9 at Grape Street, 7501 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Leather couture by Jessica Galindo will be shown. …

A white-truffle dinner, featuring the wines of Beni di Batasiolo, is scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 9 at Valentino at The Venetian, 3355 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The five-course dinner plus hors d’oeuvres, with an entree of Wagyu beef medallion with white asparagus, is $275 per person inclusive. To reserve: 414-3000. …

The annual Santa Tea from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 10 at Simon Restaurant & Lounge at Palms Place, 4381 W. Flamingo Road, will benefit the Communities In Schools of Nevada dropout prevention organization. The event will include gingerbread-cookie decorating, music and games and photos with Santa, and chef Kerry Simon’s specialties including mac ‘n’ cheese, tea sandwiches, sushi and holiday junk-food platters. Tickets are $100 per adult and $50 per child; for reservations, call 944-3292. …

The Carnival of Cuisine, with cooking demonstrations, tastings from more than 15 Venetian and Palazzo restaurants and specialty drinks, is from 1 to 4 p.m. Dec. 10 in the ballroom of the Palazzo, 3325 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $60, or $85 for VIP, and are available at any Venetian or Palazzo box office, by calling 414-9000 or at or …

Anyone who drops off a new, unwrapped toy at one of the five valley locations of Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza by Dec. 10 will get a coupon for a free signature Messy Sundae. …

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